of China Australia Food Security Cooperation Initiative (CAFSCI)

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Australia-China Agricultural Cooperation Agreement

Overview of Project

The Australian and Chinese governments signed ACACA in 1984. The program enhances cooperation in activities related to agriculture, fisheries and forestry by helping to develop trading relationships and facilitating the exchange of technical information between Australia and China.

DAFF and the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China (MOA) jointly fund and administer the agreement. Forestry delegation visits are co-funded by DAFF and the State Forestry Administration of the People’s Republic of China

Key Outcomes of Project

Since 1984, over 200 delegations have been exchanged in areas as diverse as:

  • horticulture
  • beef
  • dairy
  • wool
  • fisheries
  • forestry
  • food safety
  • agricultural and food processing, storage and transport
  • agricultural economics
  • land and water management technology
Project Dates

01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

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